rigby 9.3x74r bolt action for finn's christmas present 2012

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..it helps, of course, if you're a multi-millionaire.. ;)

o_O:E Head Scratch::E Hmmm:thanks Doc! now PR wants to know if thats the case where i have hidden the money............ :E Fear::E Frightened:.....

mind you it did used to take over a 1,000,000 of the old kwacha to fill the cruiser ,so yup in those days you are correct we used to walk around with over a million or two in our pockets for shopping ;)
 
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o_O:E Head Scratch::E Hmmm:thanks Doc! now PR wants to know if thats the case where i have hidden the money............ :E Fear::E Frightened:.....

mind you it did used to take over a 1,000,000 of the old kwacha to fill the cruiser ,so yup in those days you are correct we used to walk around with over a million or two in our pockets for shopping ;)


$1,000 makes you a Tanzania multi millionaire these days. You feel rich walking out of a bank with all the money you need for a month but of course you don't have enough pockets to carry all the bills.

I ask my wife if she ever thought we would be so successful in life that we could spend all the millions we do in a month in Tanzania. She just rolls her eyes.
 

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Sorry I'm late to the party, just joined.....I have a thing for rimmed cartridges and that is a beautiful rifle....very lucky Finn!
I'm building a simlar set up in a P14 Enfield....

Roger
 

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dang spike,

that is nice wood on that rifle! absolutely wasted on the young!!!:sneaky:

well done!
 

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.....I 've just realised that this thread is from 2012 :sleep:......so, how does it perform? Have you taken any game with it?

Roger
 

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.....as I said before, I'm building a 9.3x74R on a P14 action and I was hoping you might be able to supply me with some dimensions of the barrel on yours.

Cheers

Roger
 

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on the minibus coming back from the days boar shooting in hungary about 7 or 8 years ago paul roberts said to me, as i liked the 9.3mm`s he just happened to have an old barreled action that i think was originally chambered for the rimmed 400/350 round that he had rechambered for 9.3x74r, and how about building a rifle for me. i have a 9.3x62 bolt action and my jeffery 9.3x74r double so i had to think of a reason for this new addition. i liked the idea as mauser only made a few actions for rigbys in the old days specifically for rimmed bullets, so i thought this will be perfect for finn when he is older, as he was only about 5 or so at this time, and it gave me the excuse i needed!! when it was finished i only put about 3 rounds through it and took it back to paul who kept it hidden from me. this christmas my wife and i were thinking what we could get finn for his main present and couldnt think of anything. it was getting a bit close to christmas when i remembered the rifle and confessed to kate about having it built for finn years before, and that i thought now was the perfect time to give it to him and she agreed. sorry the photos arent too great :eek:

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This rifle is beautiful. Congratulations and I hope Finn appreciates it in the years to come.
 

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.....as I said before, I'm building a 9.3x74R on a P14 action and I was hoping you might be able to supply me with some dimensions of the barrel on yours.

Cheers

Roger

Hi sorry but I haven't a clue. It's in storage at a dealer as the house his mother is renting doesn't have facilities to securely store Guns and he is away at college at the moment. And I am bit far away to go look
 

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